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Department of

Earth and Environmental Science


At New Mexico Tech, we offer modern undergraduate and graduate programs that meet the needs of students seeking a career in industry, environmental consulting, and research. We train undergraduate and graduate students to become leading researchers and practitioners in geology, geochemistry, hydrology, geophysics, and environmental sciences. Our students spend time learning in the field, in laboratories, and with computational facilities. Please consider supporting our department and students through this Donation link.

Our research and teaching focus areas include geology, geochemistry, geophysics, geobiology and hydrology. More details in the Research section.

Join our Facebook page which advertises events of interest to current students and alumni and follow our news on Twitter. Also check out our upcoming department seminars, events, and news in the Calendar & News section.

For information about current and upcoming graduate research opportunities in the department, please visit the Prospective Students page. Additional information about our graduate programs, Distance Education Hydrology program, and Geology Field Camp can be found under Academic Programs

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Research Centers and Additional Resources